In the event of a Hazardous Materials Release, collaborating agencies responding to disaster recommend the following actions:

  • Go inside the nearest building. You are looking for enclosed protection from the outside.
  • When possible, select rooms above ground level (avoid basements). Many hazardous materials are heavier than air, will settle on lower levels.
  • Close all doors and windows. The tighter and more complete the seal is the better. Close as many windows and doors between the outside and your shelter-in-place room as possible. Close curtains and then stay away from the windows.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a damp cloth or handkerchief.
  • Close all vents and turn of any ventilation systems.
  • Turn off all motors and fans. Still, non-moving air is the best. Turn off anything that creates wind, generates extra heat, or could generate sparks.
  • Listen to the radio or TV for public announcements. Critical instructions and important information will be broadcast.
  • Remain sheltered until the "All Clear" signal is given.
Buenavida Senior Village

California Emergency Management Agency
3650 Schriever Ave
Mather, CA 95655
(916) 845-8510

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